Cruise inventory

RRS Challenger CH10/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Challenger (74CH)
Cruise identifierCH10/79
Cruise period1979-07-17 — 1979-07-30
StatusCompleted
PurposeResearch
Objectives10/79 Scilly Isles Survey
Chief scientistJohn H Simpson (University of Wales, Bangor School of Ocean Sciences)
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: track kilometres = 8000
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 163
Description: surface only
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 163
Current metersQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: 6 days
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 163
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 163
Total - PQuantity: number of stations = 163
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 163
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 163
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 163
Other chemical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 163
Description: chlorinity
Biology and fisheries 
Primary productivityQuantity: number of stations = 163
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 163
Meteorology 
Routine standard measurements